OREANDA-NEWS. Business leaders across Scotland believe Brexit may hinder recruitment, hit the bottom line, and curtail future growth prospects, according to new report.

“Brexit: What’s at Stake for Businesses”, looks at the key issues from the point of view of businesses, in their own words, including:

  • Glasgow Airport on the possible loss of the legal framework to fly its current EU routes and some long-haul, including to the US and Canada
  • Loch Melfort Hotel, Argyll worries about the difficulty of having to attract and retain staff
  • The Scottish Salmon Company with 60 sites, employing more than 500 people – on importance of remaining in the Single Market to allow trade relationships to grow

Minister for UK Negotiations on Scotland's Place in Europe Michael Russell said:

"This report articulates the concerns of Scottish businesses as the Brexit clock ticks towards the UK’s departure from the EU. It is clear that there is a great deal at stake for every business. Their voices must be listened to before irreversible decisions are taken.”

Founder and Creative Director of Maramedia Nigel Pope said:

“I’m delighted to see the publication of this report. As a producer of international wildlife programming with global relationships it’s essential that our business retains access to the Single Market for future growth.”